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Projecting all 15 National League teams' starting rotations

Newsday projects all 15 National League starting rotations and closers based on players currently in each team's organization, players rumored to have been already been traded and media reports. All stats are from 2014 and teams are listed in alphabetical order.

BRAVES

BRAVES 1. Julio Teheran, RHP (2.89 ERA, 1.08
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BRAVES
1. Julio Teheran, RHP (2.89 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 221 IP) (pictured)
2. Alex Wood, LHP (2.78 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 171.2 IP)
3. Shelby Miller, RHP (3.74 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 183 IP)
4. Eric Stults, LHP (4.30 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 176 IP)
5. Trevor Cahill, RHP (5.61 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 110.2 IP)
Closer: Craig Kimbrel, RHP (1.61 ERA, 47 saves, 61.2 IP)

BREWERS

BREWERS 1. Kyle Lohse, RHP (3.54 ERA, 1.15
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BREWERS
1. Kyle Lohse, RHP (3.54 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 198.1 IP) (pictured)
2. Matt Garza, RHP (3.64 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 163.1 IP)
3. Wily Peralta, RHP (3.53 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 198.2 IP)
4. Jimmy Nelson, RHP (4.93 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 69.1 IP)
5. Mike Fiers, RHP (2.13 ERA, 0.87 WHIP, 71.2 IP)
Closer: Francisco Rodriguez, RHP (3.04 ERA, 44 saves, 68 IP)

CARDINALS

CARDINALS 1. Adam Wainwright, RHP (2.38 ERA, 1.03
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CARDINALS
1. Adam Wainwright, RHP (2.38 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 227 IP) (pictured)
2. Lance Lynn, RHP (2.74 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 203.2 IP)
3. John Lackey, RHP (3.82 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 198 IP)
4. Michael Wacha, RHP (3.20 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 107 IP)
5. Carlos Martinez, RHP (4.03 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 89.1 IP)
Closer: Trevor Rosenthal, RHP (3.20 ERA, 45 saves, 70.1 IP)

CUBS

CUBS 1. Jon Lester, LHP (2.46 ERA, 1.10
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CUBS
1. Jon Lester, LHP (2.46 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 219.2 IP)
2. Jason Hammel, RHP (3.47 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 176.1 IP)
3. Jake Arrieta, RHP (2.53 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, 156.2 IP) (pictured)
4. Kyle Hendricks, RHP (2.46 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 80.1 IP)
5. Travis Wood, LHP (5.03 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 173.2 IP)
Closer: Hector Rondon, RHP (2.42 ERA, 29 saves, 63.1 IP)

DIAMONDBACKS

DIAMONDBACKS 1. Josh Collmenter, RHP (3.46 ERA, 1.12
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DIAMONDBACKS
1. Josh Collmenter, RHP (3.46 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 179.1 IP) (pictured)
2. Rubby De La Rosa, RHP (4.43 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 101.2 IP)
3. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP (4.52 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 63.2 IP)
4. Chase Anderson, RHP (4.01 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 114.1 IP)
5. Archie Bradley, RHP (Did not pitch in majors)
Closer: Addison Reed, RHP (4.25 ERA, 32 saves, 59.1 IP)

DODGERS

DODGERS 1. Clayton Kershaw, LHP (1.77 ERA, 0.85
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DODGERS
1. Clayton Kershaw, LHP (1.77 ERA, 0.85 WHIP, 202.1 IP) (pictured)
2. Zack Greinke, RHP (2.71 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 202.1 IP)
3. Brandon McCarthy, RHP (4.05 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 200 IP)
4. Brett Anderson, LHP (2.91 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 43.1 IP)
5. Joe Wieland, RHP (7.15 ERA, 1.85 WHIP, 11.1 IP)
Closer: David Aardsma, RHP (Did not pitch in majors)

GIANTS

GIANTS 1. Madison Bumgarner, LHP (2.98 ERA, 1.09
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GIANTS
1. Madison Bumgarner, LHP (2.98 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 217.1 IP) (pictured)
2. Jake Peavy, RHP (3.73 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 202.2 IP)
3. Matt Cain, RHP (4.18 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 90.1 IP)
4. Tim Hudson, RHP (3.57 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 189.1 IP)
5. Tim Lincecum, RHP (4.74 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 155.2 IP)
Closer: Santiago Casilla, RHP (1.70 ERA, 19 saves, 58.1 IP)

MARLINS

MARLINS 1. Henderson Alvarez, RHP (2.65 ERA, 1.23
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MARLINS
1. Henderson Alvarez, RHP (2.65 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 187 IP) (pictured)
2. Mat Latos, RHP (3.25 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 102.1 IP)
3. Tom Koehler, RHP (3.81 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 191.1 IP)
4. Dan Haren, RHP (4.02 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 186 IP)
5. Jarred Cosart, RHP (3.69 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 180.1 IP)
Closer: Steve Cishek, RHP (3.17 ERA, 39 saves, 65.1 IP)

METS

METS 1. Bartolo Colon, RHP (4.09 ERA, 1.22
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METS
1. Bartolo Colon, RHP (4.09 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 202.1 IP)
2. Jacob deGrom, RHP (2.69 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 140.1 IP)
3. Matt Harvey, RHP (Did not pitch due to injury) (pictured)
4. Jon Niese, LHP (3.40 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 187.2 IP)
5. Dillon Gee, RHP (4.00 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 137.1 IP)
Closer: Jenrry Mejia, RHP (3.65 ERA, 28 saves, 93.2 IP)

NATIONALS

NATIONALS 1. Max Scherzer, RHP (3.15 ERA, 1.17
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NATIONALS
1. Max Scherzer, RHP (3.15 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 220.1 IP)
2. Jordan Zimmermann, RHP (2.66 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 199.2 IP) (pictured)
3. Stephen Strasburg, RHP (3.14 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 215 IP)
4. Gio Gonzalez, LHP (3.57 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 158.2 IP)
5. Doug Fister, RHP (2.41 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 164 IP)
Closer: Drew Storen, RHP (1.12 ERA, 11 saves, 56.1 IP)

PADRES

PADRES 1. James Shield, RHP (3.21 ERA, 1.18
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PADRES
1. James Shield, RHP (3.21 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 227 IP)
2. Tyson Ross, RHP (2.81 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 195.2 IP)
3. Andrew Cashner, RHP (2.55 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 123.1 IP) (pictured)
4. Ian Kennedy, RHP (3.63 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 201 IP)
5. Odrisamer Despaigne, RHP (3.36 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 96.1 IP)
Closer: Joaquin Benoit, RHP (1.49 ERA, 11 saves, 54.1 IP)

PHILLIES

PHILLIES 1. Cole Hamels, LHP (2.46 ERA, 1.14
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PHILLIES
1. Cole Hamels, LHP (2.46 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 204.2 IP) (pictured)
2. Aaron Harang, RHP (3.57 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 204.1 IP)
3. David Buchanan, RHP (3.75 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 117.2 IP)
4. Jerome Williams, RHP (4.77 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 115 IP)
5. Sean O'Sullivan, RHP (6.39 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 12.2 IP)
Closer: Jonathan Papelbon, RHP (2.04 ERA, 39 saves, 66.1 IP)

PIRATES

PIRATES 1. Francisco Liriano, LHP (3.38 ERA, 1.30
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PIRATES
1. Francisco Liriano, LHP (3.38 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 162.1 IP) (pictured)
2. Gerrit Cole, RHP (3.65 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 138 IP)
3. A.J. Burnett, RHP (4.59 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 213.2 IP)
4. Jeff Locke, LHP (3.91 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 131.1 IP)
5. Charlie Morton, RHP (3.72 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 157.1 IP)
Closer: Mark Melancon, RHP (1.90 ERA, 33 saves, 71 IP)

REDS

REDS 1. Johnny Cueto, RHP (2.25 ERA, 0.96
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REDS
1. Johnny Cueto, RHP (2.25 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, 243.2 IP) (pictured)
2. Mike Leake, RHP (3.70 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 214.1 IP)
3. Anthony DeSclafani, RHP (6.27 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 33 IP)
4. Jason Marquis, RHP (Did not pitch in majors)
5. Raisel Iglesias, RHP (Did not pitch in majors)
Closer: Aroldis Chapman, LHP (2.00 ERA, 36 saves, 54 IP)

ROCKIES

ROCKIES 1. Kyle Kendrick, RHP (4.61 ERA, 1.36
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ROCKIES
1. Kyle Kendrick, RHP (4.61 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 199 IP) (pictured)
2. Jordan Lyles, RHP (4.33 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 126.2 IP)
3. Eddie Butler, RHP (6.75 ERA, 1.87 WHIP, 16 IP)
4. Tyler Matzek, LHP (4.05 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 117.2 IP)
5. Christian Bergman, RHP (5.93 ERA, 1.95 WHIP, 54.2 IP)
Closer: LaTroy Hawkins, RHP (3.31 ERA, 23 saves, 54.1 IP)

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